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Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

From Homer and the Bible he sang


From Homer and the Bible he sang
inspired

from Shakespeare Ronsard and Dante
verses he donned

then further to our times he turned
with Shelley, Byron, Burns, Keats,
Lermontov, Pushkin, and the rest

then to the eastern plains he looked
again with Tyutchev and with Pasternak

then to the glue of his experiments
mixed me Eliot, Pound and all the rest

Submitted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013
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